All The Wonderful Beauty Initiatives and Competitions For NHS Workers

From luxury spa breaks to skincare packages and one-to-one sessions with industry experts

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by Emma Stoddart |
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Amidst the uncertainty of the corona crisis, it's heartening to see the countless acts of kindness across the UK to help those on the frontline. From fashion houses creating PPE to Captain Tom Moore’s 100th birthday walk for the NHS – the efforts to support our nation's heroes has been nothing short of astounding. Not one to miss out, the beauty industry has also joined forces to help give back.

Luxury fashion and beauty house LVMH dedicated three of its factories to produce antibacterial gel for public authorities in France, free of charge. Here in the UK, brands including Pai Skincare, Garnier, Oskia and Tan-Luxe have all followed suit, making hand sanitisers for those who need them most. Several brands, big and small, have also donated care packages, beauty gifts, free services and competitions as way of thanking the NHS workers. Read on to discover the latest beauty initiatives and make sure you pass on to anyone working for the NHS who deserves to be treated…

The Luxury Spa Edit Launches Wellness For Heroes

Luxury spa collection website, The Luxury Spa Edit has joined forces with spa hotels across the UK to say a big thank you for those workers putting their lives at risk to help others. The organisation has launched the ‘Wellness For Heroes’ initiative where key workers can enter competitions to win prizes such as luxury spa breaks.

So far, the properties that have donated to the initiative include The Langley, Beaverbrook, Lucknam Park, The Grove, Stoke Park, The Langham, Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, South Lodge, Pennyhill Park, Ockenden Manor, Bailiffscourt, St Michaels Resort, Grantley Hall, Seaham Hall, Thyme, Rockliffe Hall and Archerfield House.

The Luxury Spa Edit Founder, Lisa Brown said: ‘I’m incredibly grateful to our spa partners who have been so generous with their donations. Our competitions will allow some of our heroes to take a much-deserved wellness break.’ 'Wellness For Heroes' competitions are open to all NHS staff and key frontline workers from 20/04/20 - 31/07/2020 and you can enter here.

#NHSMoraleBoost Initiative

Over the past week you may have spotted that several beauty experts have taken to Instagram to share posts on this brilliant initiative. Dreamt up by make-up artist, Caroline Barnes, the program is offering 1,000 virtual beauty consultations to NHS workers so they can put all their beauty questions to the leading professionals for free. Whether it’s application tips or product knowledge, you can book an appointment here and there will be 100 slots a day for 10 days.

Beauty And Wellness Gifts For NHS Staff

To support and thank NHS staff, many beauty brands are dishing out self-care gifts. Skincare brand, Urban Veda are sending out care packages - simply tag your nominee on their Instagram post here and they will be in touch. The Body Shop is donating 25,000 bars of soap and 25,000 tubes of hand cream per Nightingale hospital and has also gifted over 255,000 products to other hospitals across the country.

Subscription services for eco-friendly tampons, DAME and Ohne are giving away free tampons to NHS workers. Simply email from your NHS email to receive a tampon delivery voucher or email for a drop-off of period products.

Clarins are delivering 50,000 beauty kits containing the Hand & Nail Treatment Cream, Day & Night Creams and Shower Gels to workers in hospitals up and down the UK. And sustainable beauty brand, REN are sending 3,000 hero products to charities and NHS workers as a token of their appreciation.

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